COVID-19 Case Total Update for October 11
As of 6 PM, Monday, October 11, Russell County has had 1,058 total positive cases of COVID-19 since tracking began, an increase of 21 cases since October 4, according to the Russell County Health Department.
The current active and in isolation case count is 27 with 1,001 recovered cases, 71 hospitalizations with one current inpatient, 30 deaths and 101 in quarantine.
The average age of positive tests is 34.6. The age range for October is one year old to 92 years old.
The cumulative positivity rate for last week was 19.8 percent. The cumulative positivity rate for this week is 20 percent. And the cumulative positivity rate for October is 19.1 percent.
There have been 29 breakthrough infections or infections after vaccination. Five of the new cases were breakthrough cases that had received the COVID vaccine. The other positive cases were not vaccinated.
As of October 11, Russell County ranks 100th out of 105 counties in the state's vaccination rate, number of COVID cases and number of tests given ranking. Russell County ranked 94th on October 4. The breakdown shows a vaccination rate of 45 percent, ranked 81st, average number of COVID cases at 50 per 100,000, ranked 78th, and average number of COVID tests given at 267 per 100,000, ranked 91st.
You can find the information at https://www.coronavirus.
If you have not received the vaccine, please call the Russell County Health Department at 785-483-6433 to schedule an appointment for your COVID-19 vaccination.
(Information courtesy RCHD.)